Dassai 45 Junmai Daiginjo
Saké - Nihonshu - 16% - 30 cl
Made from Yamadanishiki rice (the highest quality rice for sake) polished to 45% of its original volume, Dassai 45 presents a fresh and fruity palette with aromas of pear, grape, pineapple, apricot and watermelonRead more
Made from Yamadanishiki rice (the highest quality rice for sake) polished to 45% of its original volume, Dassai 45 presents a fresh and fruity palette with aromas of pear, grape, pineapple, apricot and watermelon but also notes of chestnut and puffed rice.
This rich, structured and powerful sake can be enjoyed chilled as an aperitif but is also the ideal companion for all types of dishes such as white meats and poultry as well as cheese.
Sake or nihonshu is a Japanese alcoholic beverage with a volume of 14 to 17%. It is made from a mixture of water, yeast and steamed rice, a small part of which has been inoculated with a microscopic fungus, the koji, in order to improve fermentation.
Details Dassai 45 Junmai Daiginjo
Saké - Nihonshu
Honshu - Yamaguchi
45% (Rice grain remaining)
Brewery Asahi Shuzo - Dassai
Founded in 1948 in the Yamaguchi region, Asahi Shuzo is now famous around the world for its Dassai Sake line.
Nestled in a lush mountainous region not far from the town of Iwakuni, Asahi Shuzo was producing ordinary sake and was in decline when Hiroshi Sakurai took over the small family business in 1984 and decided to shift production to high-end sake.
Best served chilled (approx. 4 to 8°C)
Perfect as an aperitif to surprise or simply change
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